Regional police officer faces eight firearms charges

A POLICE officer in charge of a country police station who has been a police firearms training officer is facing eight firearms charges.

Beef over cattle ownership goes to state's highest court

Andrew Edwards put in a claim for the 23 cattle and the case has gone to Queensland Court of Appeal.

Court told cattle were moved before ownership established.

Beefed up for annual expo

CATTLE: Frank Finger and Jake Passfield with the Champion Pen of Prime Cattle at the 2016 Clermont Beef expo.

Clermont locals prepare for the fifth annual Clermont Beef Expo.

'Shark' encourages locals

BUSINESS TALK: Steve Baxter will be the guest speaker at the Central Highlands Business Excellence Awards.

Steve Baxter will be guest speaker at the CHBEA gala dinner.

Adani FIFO triggers debate

MINING: Senator Matt Canavan, Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry, Rockhampton mayor Margaret Stelow, Adani Australia CEO Jeyakumar Janakaraj, and Member for Rockhampton Bill Byrne  signing  the MOU regarding the Charmichael Mine FIFO hub.

Reactions are showing, following the Adani announcement for FIFO hub

By-election votes have been tallied

ELECTED: Central Highlands Regional Councillor Gai Sypher.

Gai Sypher was declared victor of the Central Highlands by-election.

Fight for land rights

FARMING: LNP Shadow Natural Resources Minister Andrew Cripps, Member for Gregory Lachlan Millar and Senator Matthew Canavan discussing vegetation management.

The Queensland land clearing dispute has flared because of SLATS.

Race in for annual Tri-Fecta

ALL SET: The 2017 Emerald Tri-Fecta is set to take place tomorrow.

Residents are gearing up for the Emerald Tri-Fecta.

Borilla kindy celebrates 25 years

CELEBRATE: Paula Swain, Jenny Finlay and Jane Inslay celebrate Borilla Community Kindergarten's 25th birthday.

Emerald's Borilla Community Kindergarten is turning 25.

Family fun day hits Clermont

READY TO PLAY: The committee of the St Joey's Family Fun Day are proud to host the event in Clermont on Saturday, October 21, and so are the kids.

Round up the whole family for the Clermont family fun day.

NBN under fire as internet complaints surge

Does your internet connection make you want to do this?

Aussies are underwhelmed with their home broadband connection.

Meet Google’s smarter smartphone

Google’s newest smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, will become available for pre-order in Australia on October 20. Picture: AFP PHOTO / Elijah Nouvelage

ONE YEAR has passed since Google launched its first serious bid for your smartphone...

Welcome rain relieves strain, dry spell pain

Yandina Station owners Neil and Sally Newman look over their waterlogged property with daughter Katie, 19 months.

Livestock owners looking forward to fresh grass growth

41% increase in phone and internet complaints

NOT HAPPY: According to the According to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman, Australian residential consumers and small businesses made 158,016 complaints in the last financial year (1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017). NSW customers made 50,537 complaints, a year on year increase of 43.6 per cent.

Phone and internet customers fed up with poor service

Huawei declares death of the smartphone

The HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro pack a 4000 mAh high-density battery

Chinese tech giant introduced its first AI mobile chipset, Kirin 970

Oaky North picket line miner speaks out on foul rape threats

A protester at the Oaky North picket line says the majority of workers were angry when they heard of the comments.

Oaky North miner was angry about claims of threatening language

Young female cyclist fights for life after hit by ute and dragged

Dragged along the road for a distance before the vehicle stopped

'Sl*ts' and 'b*tches': Woman abuses strippers at 'rival' club

Amber Cheree Haynes pleaded guilty at the Gladstone Magistrates Court to three charges; one count of obstructing a police officer in a public place while adversely affected by alcohol, commit public nuisance with a licensed premises and being drunk or disorderly at a licensed premises.

FEUD between staff of two 'rival' clubs blows up over stripper abuse

Fate of Wurtulla Beach whale carcass decided

Whale buried at Wurtulla Beach in the sand at the weekend

Blindsided Molan denies backstabbing Fatty

Channel 9 rising star Erin Molan. Picture: Justin Lloyd

"For starters this is all news to me."

Boy, 17, dies after pool ‘fight’

The Lambton Swimming Centre in Newcastle

“It’s one of the biggest crime scenes I’ve ever seen."

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Newspoll states that the marriage equality survey looks like to return a ‘Yes’ result. Picture: AFP

Australians are coming out in favour of marriage equality

Nine’s war over Lisa turns nasty

Lisa Wilkinson leaves her Sydney home yesterday. Picture: John Grainger

Lisa Wilkinson wanted more than Karl Stefanovic was being paid

Trawler sinking: Survivor heard mates’ cries for help

Ruben McDornan survived for 12 hours in heavy seas after the trawler Dianne overturned near Middle Island, north of Town of 1770.

Ruben McDornan survived for 12 hours in heavy seas

'Bikie feud' blamed for father's bashing, death

Was Michael Martin Snr killed by bikies?

'Diligent' son had nothing to do with dad's killing says defence

Gumtree exchange saved Lismore woman's life

Surf Lifesaver and teacher Elke Readman saved Lib Ruytenberg's life after she performed CPR on Lib at her home. Elke had only been there to pick up a purchase when she used her training to respond to the unforseen event.

School teacher spent almost 20 minutes giving CPR to a stranger

House-carrying truck closes tunnel

Machinery that has been blocking the Tugun Bypass tunnel for weeks sits idle while cars slow down to pass. Pic Glenn Hampson

Tunnel closed after oversized truck tries to enter carrying house

Sex for freedom: Inside the new slave trade

Dateline investigates the brutal price people pay

People smuggling: ‘Enterprise of kidnapping, torture and extortion’

Man tries to kill spider with blowtorch, burns down house

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American man tries to kill spiders with blow torch

WATCH: New device records ridiculously creepy ghost footage

Katie Harvey Paranormal and Historical Enthusiast has a new tool to detect ghosts - an SLS Mobile Kinect.

It will pick up human form, then displays it on a screen

Police will ride ‘Star Wars’ hoverbikes

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Imagine trying to outrun this in Dubai

Grown man attacks own mother with walking stick

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Man beats up mother with walking stick, drives five times the limit

Mum gets violent because daughter doesn't want Maccas

McDonalds restaurant sign.

Dad gets in between petty argument about Maccas, becomes DV victim

Every country is named after one of four things

Undated. Generic pic of a globe of the world. Earth.

Every country is named after four things. Guess what they are?

Ariel Winter undergoes dramatic makeover

MODERN Family star Ariel Winter looks almost unrecognisable in a new magazine photoshoot.

Jon Snow went to costume party dressed as Jon Snow

Kit Harington as Jon Snow in Game of Thrones.

KIT Harington went to a fancy dress party dressed as Jon Snow.

Director ‘assaulted’ Reese Witherspoon at 16

Reese Witherspoon has revealed she was assaulted by a director aged 16. Picture: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

"I find it really hard to sleep ... hard to communicate."

MOVIE REVIEW: Rite-of-passage drama is one of a kind

Kate Lyn Sheil and Kyle Mooney in a scene from the movie Brigsby Bear.

This bizarre but oddly affecting drama will tug at your heartstrings

Most impressive looking game I’ve seen

Forza Motorsport 7

Forza Motorsport 7 review: One of the year’s most impressive games

INXS slam 'unauthorised' Michael Hutchence documentary

Michael Hutchence.

Music producer disputes claim, says INXS has most to gain.

Lisa Wilkinson’s secret weapon

‘I’m better than OK,’ Wilkinson told reporters this morning in the wake of her shock exit, and move to Channel Ten.

Wilkinson and her agent decided staying with Today wasn’t worth it